Inside UNC Charlotte

Area high-schoolers attend ‘Future 49ers Teach’

More than 300 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools high school students spent the day at UNC Charlotte last week to explore careers in teaching. Hosted by the College of Education, Future 49ers Teach painted a picture of the teaching profession and of student life at UNC Charlotte. 

Education professor participates in White House symposium

Special education and child development professor David Test was one of six leading scholars invited to speak at a recent White House symposium celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Sealed Air Corp. partners with UNC Charlotte’s PORTAL Building

An agreement with Sealed Air Corp. to lease temporary research and development space at the PORTAL Building advances UNC Charlotte’s standing as North Carolina’s urban research institution, University officials stated.

It also is a tangible illustration of the University’s commitment to foster partnerships with private industry.

#GivingTuesday is opportunity to support the troops during the holidays

Service members who are deployed away from family and friends during the holidays remember the comfort of receiving cards from the public. As one soldier remarked for the Army News, “For those guys to receive letters, it was the thing that made Christmas for them in a place where the environment is not covered in snow and cheer but with sand and fear.”

University employees deliver record-setting results for Giving Green

UNC Charlotte’s Hollywood-inspired Giving Green Campaign drew rave reviews from generous faculty and staff members. The result was an epic total of $194,698 in one-time gifts and payroll-deductible pledges to benefit the Arts & Science Council, the State Employees Combined Campaign and the UNC Charlotte Foundation.

Architecture professor’s firm designs unique vertical greenhouse

E/Ye Design (Ellinger Yehia Architects, LLC), founded in 2002 by Associate Professor of Architecture Jefferson Ellinger and Nona Yehia, has designed one of the first vertical greenhouses in the United States. The 13,500-square foot “Vertical Harvest” greenhouse, currently under construction in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, has an innovative three-story design that will allow the production equivalent of a five-acre farm.

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Supplemental Notices
Staff Council

Congratulations to the October 2015 recipients of the Golden Nugget Award.

The next Staff Council meeting will be at 9 a.m., Dec. 9, in Cone University Center, Room 111.

Nominate a staff member for a Golden Nugget Award.





Human Resources
Employees and family members, age 4 and older, who are covered by the State Health Plan, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) or other eligible plans can participate - See more at: https://inside.uncc.edu/notices/second-flu-shot-clinic-scheduled-nov-4#sthash.68gFOUYP.dpuf

Employee Assistance Program

UNC Charlotte has partnered with ComPsych GuidanceResources Worldwide to provide Employee Assistance Program (EAP) benefits to full-time permanent employees. ComPsych has a proven track record of delivering high-quality, innovative services supported by best-in-class customer service. 

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Faculty Council

The Faculty Council is a policy making and consultative body, responsible for the quality of instruction and scholarship at the University.

Jeffrey Leak, faculty president, authored the opinion piece “UNC Charlotte and the faculty pay raise” published in the Charlotte Observer.

More about faculty governance.